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Online EMT course may soon be tested in Faulkton


As ambulance departments across the rural Dakotas struggle to find enough volunteers, the director of the Faulk County Ambulance has an idea to make it easier for people to serve: Let them complete much of the training required online on their own time, instead of requiring that they travel to a bigger town to take the necessary classes. Read More »

Fighting fire with fewer firefighters

Rural communities depend on having a fire department close enough to help before fire spreads and does significant damage to property or, worse, threatens lives. Unfortunately, the number of people who are willing, able and available to drop everything to fight a fire in their community is dwindling. Volunteer fire departments in the Dakotas and in much of the nation are having difficulty finding enough people to fill their ranks. Read More »

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